Christmas scones

Let’s face it, the title is just an excuse for me to indulge in my favourite spices – cinnamon and ginger. I could eat these scones all year round, they’re light and fluffy and well just scrumptious. I adapted this recipe from godairyfree.org – the original had a lot of coconut in it – from … More Christmas scones

Iced gingerbread (GF)

All this Christmas baking has been great fun, but there was one thing I really wanted and that was an iced gingerbread. I’ve looked for inspiration hoping someone else had created a recipe that I could use but to no avail. So while I’m in a creative mood I entered the kitchen tonight determined to … More Iced gingerbread (GF)

Chipolatas (two versions including gluten free)

What’s Christmas dinner without chipolatas. I want to enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner without the cruelty. I’ve already created the alternatives to the fish starter (Mock Salmon Parcels) the rest of the family eat – now it’s the turn of the chipolata. I tasted a few for research purposes of course and they are delicious … More Chipolatas (two versions including gluten free)

Tunaless tuna parcels

My tunaless tuna is inspired by the Happy Herbivore and I’ve seen various versions of it online. I have now adapted this to my personal taste and before I discovered vege soy fish crisp, it was the only alternative taste to the sea I could find. I’d always served it chilled, it’s delightful with watercress or … More Tunaless tuna parcels

Mock salmon parcels

A few months ago I made one of those spur of the moment purchases at a vegan festival in Edinburgh. I found something called Vege Soy Fish Crisp and was told I could make fish cakes with it. But I wasn’t really listening and a few months on, it was still lying in the cupboard … More Mock salmon parcels